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Michael Macione, an Educational Audiologist, composed this article to provide some tips for parents of children who are hard of hearing or have another hearing disability. Educational Audiologists conduct evaluations specifically for students in school who are having hearing issues. This guide has information on some of the things to...

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Social media is an important tool that can be leveraged to help families acquire needed assistive technology (AT) for their children. This handout discusses ways to use social media to reach out to one's community to "crowdfund" when other resources are not available to pay for a needed support. This...

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Finding the funds to acquire needed assistive technology (AT) is often a primary concern for families and educators. There may be alternative ways to find AT through a reuse program. This handout discusses programs for acquiring AT that involve refurbishing, loans, and device exchange. This resource was created for PACER...

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It is important that assistive technology (AT) is both considered and documented for children with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This handout provides guidelines for families, educators, and administrators on the essential process of considering and documenting AT. This resource was created for...

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The Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) has produced, in partnership with families and practitioners in Ohio, a video series about the use of technology with evidence based early intervention. These eight videos illustrate how video, video conferencing, and related technologies can improve access to, and the...

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Early Intervention (EI) is a program that supports families with children from birth through age two. EI teams work with families to identify possible areas of delay in their child’s development. This document outlines some of the rights that parents have under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), regarding...

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The Learning Disabilities Association of America provides Parents, Educators, Adults, and Professionals information, insights, and resources regarding the education of students with learning disabilities. Their articles and resources cover all types of learning disabilities, from dyslexia to executive functioning.

Link: https://ldaamerica.org/

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Individuals with disabilities have rights to receive accommodations for their comfort and success in the workplace. This article gives a few tips on how employers can provide some accommodations for employees who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in the workplace.

Link: https://www.gettinghired.com/en/blog/2018/6/accommodation-tips-for-hiring-individuals-in-the-deaf-community?ecid=

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The purpose of this article from STAGES is to examine emerging technologies that teach, support and enhance the lives of children and adults with autism and their families. The range and depth of innovative technology solutions includes basic educational issues, as well as in the areas of interaction, social skills,...

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This book is written for current and future college students with autism, by the students themselves. Whether they're at a school with an autism support program or one that offers only a very basic disability services office, this handbook should be a valuable resource in trying to figure out how...

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